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History of Brunswick, Maine, USA

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Brunswick, Maine, USA

Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine, USA

In 1714, a consortium from Boston and Portsmouth bought the land, thereafter called the Pejepscot Purchase. The Massachusetts General Court constituted the township in 1717, naming it Brunswick in honor of the House of Brunswick and its scion, King George I.

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  • News 1700's - A Baby's Adventure
    In the year 1819,died in the town of Greene, Me., an old man named Thomas, who had a thrilling wolf-story of his own to tell, though the experience...Read MORE...


  • 1753 - Dam built between Brunswick and Topsham
    The first dam between Brunswick and Topsham was completed about 1753, as the area had a growth spurt. Though only about 19 houses existed in 1742, by ...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Brunswick
    Brunswick, a post-township of Cumberland county, Maine, on the right bank of the Androscoggin river, 5 or 6 miles from its junction with the...Read MORE...


  • 1859
    BRUNSWICK, a township of Cumberland, co., in the state of Maine, 80 m. SW of Augusta, and 7 m. W of Bath, on the S side of the Adroscoggin, opposite...Read MORE...


  • 1863 - Civil War Hero
    Brunswick native, Joshua Chamberlain successfully defended Little Round Top against confederate troops at the Battle of Gettysburg in the Civil War....Read MORE...


  • 1886 - Brunswick
    Brunswick is the most easterly town of Cumberland. County. On the south it Is bounded by bodies of water connected with Casco Bay. On this side lies...Read MORE...


  • 1889 - Brunswick
    BRUNSWICK is an ideal town in New England, alike charming for its natural beauty and its quiet air of refinement. A subtle aroma of culture seems to...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Brunswick
    Brunswick, a post-village in Brunswick township, Cumberland co., Me., is on the right bank of the Androscoggin River, at the head of navigation, 29...Read MORE...


  • News 1907 - AWFUL EXPLOSION KILLS TWO AND INJURES MANY. PRETTY LITTLE RAILROAD STATION IN BRUNSWICK WRECKED BY BOILER EXPLOSION.
    The handsome little station of the Maine Central railroad at Brunswick, was badly demolished at midnight Saturday by an explosion, caused by the...Read MORE...


  • Brunswick, Maine, USA
    Walker Art Building, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Me.
    Postcard
  • Brunswick, Maine, USA
    Whitmore House, Brunswick, Me.
    Postcard
  • 1916
    Brunswick, a post-village of Brunswick township (town), Cumberland co., Me., is on the right bank of the Androscoggin River, at the head of...Read MORE...


  • Brunswick, Maine, USA
    Merrymeeting Park Casino
    Postcard
  • 1994 - Independent Governor
    Brunswick resident Angus King becomes only the second popularly elected independent governor in United States history.

    www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/state-history-timeline/ maine.html



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Walker Art Building, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Me.
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Brunswick, Maine, USA
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Whitmore House, Brunswick, Me.
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Merrymeeting Park Casino
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  • News  1700's - A Baby's Adventure
    In the year 1819,died in the town of Greene, Me., an old man named Thomas, who had a thrilling wolf-story of his own to tell, though the experience... Read MORE...

  • 1753 - Dam built between Brunswick and Topsham
    The first dam between Brunswick and Topsham was completed about 1753, as the area had a growth spurt. Though only about 19 houses existed in 1742, by ... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Brunswick
    Brunswick, a post-township of Cumberland county, Maine, on the right bank of the Androscoggin river, 5 or 6 miles from its junction with the... Read MORE...

  • 1859
    BRUNSWICK, a township of Cumberland, co., in the state of Maine, 80 m. SW of Augusta, and 7 m. W of Bath, on the S side of the Adroscoggin, opposite... Read MORE...

  • 1863 - Civil War Hero
    Brunswick native, Joshua Chamberlain successfully defended Little Round Top against confederate troops at the Battle of Gettysburg in the Civil War.... Read MORE...

  • 1886 - Brunswick
    Brunswick is the most easterly town of Cumberland. County. On the south it Is bounded by bodies of water connected with Casco Bay. On this side lies... Read MORE...

  • 1889 - Brunswick
    BRUNSWICK is an ideal town in New England, alike charming for its natural beauty and its quiet air of refinement. A subtle aroma of culture seems to... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Brunswick
    Brunswick, a post-village in Brunswick township, Cumberland co., Me., is on the right bank of the Androscoggin River, at the head of navigation, 29... Read MORE...

  • News  1907 - AWFUL EXPLOSION KILLS TWO AND INJURES MANY. PRETTY LITTLE RAILROAD STATION IN BRUNSWICK WRECKED BY BOILER EXPLOSION.
    The handsome little station of the Maine Central railroad at Brunswick, was badly demolished at midnight Saturday by an explosion, caused by the... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Brunswick, a post-village of Brunswick township (town), Cumberland co., Me., is on the right bank of the Androscoggin River, at the head of... Read MORE...

  • 1994 - Independent Governor
    Brunswick resident Angus King becomes only the second popularly elected independent governor in United States history.

    www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/state-history-timeline/ maine.html

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